Oscar Nominations 2012: Who's Vying for Gold?

Spencer, Clooney and Streep unsurprisingly score nods, while Hugo leads the way with 11 total nominations (13 Photos)

Tom DiChiara on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:42AM

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Oscar Nominations 2012: Who's Vying for Gold?

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Best Actor

Everyone expected nominations for George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Jean Dujardin (and they got them) -- but two best-actor slots came as a bit of a surprise. Demian Bichir from A Better Life and Gary Oldman from the British spy thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy edged out two actors who had felt more love this awards season: J. Edgar's Leonardo DiCaprio and Shame's daring, full-frontal-baring leading man Michael Fassbender.

And the nominees are... 

Demian Bichir, A Better Life
George Clooney, The Descendants
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

See the full list of 2012 Oscar nominations!

 

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